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- No. 4
Whether on Mtv Sports or in Burger Ads, Dan Cortese Is All Gonzo Energy
Bo might have recognized a fellow athlete as well. Growing up outside Pittsburgh, the youngest of four children, Cortese played football and basketball at Quaker Valley High. (His dad, Vince, now retired, was principal; his mom, Marylou, is a seamstress.) He saw plenty of action on the football field at the University of North Carolina (he attended on a sports scholarship), but he also had eyes for showbiz. So Cortese studied film and TV production and had the good sense to work with an MTV crew that was sent to Chapel Hill to film a Janet Jackson concert. After graduating and moving to L.A., he got a job as production assistant with the video network—which led to the MTV Sports gig.
But now the 180-lb. six-footer, who lives in a split-level home in Pacific Palisades with his fiancée, aspiring actress Dee Dee Hemby, 24, has been drafted to star in an upcoming remake of that road-traveling classic, Route 66, for NBC (he'll juggle that and Sports). Given Cortese's cartoony verve, his acting should be animated. "Yesterday I was watching Bugs Bunny," he says, "and every time he got beat up, he went, 'Bbbbbbaaaaa!' I was doing that all day."
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